This week, I updated an article that promises to keep on giving - long into the future. Yup, just what you woke up thinking about: "I wonder if I can download the
to Final Cut Pro X?" Well, worry no longer. My
this week describes
how you can do that. FREE.
With your stress level for the week now reduced, I have three other articles you may also like: two on text formatting and one on a new feature in Final Cut Pro X 10.4.
Last week's webinar explored text and
text animation in FCP X
. As part of the session, I added a section on what attracts the eye of the viewer, as well as a section on the different emotions evoked by different fonts. Then, we went into an extended tutorial on how to format and animate 2D, 3D and 360° VR text. I enjoyed
However, as we discovered during the presentation, while text formatting in FCP X is virtually unlimited, text animation is quite limited. So, this week, I decided to do a follow-on session exploring
text animation in Motion
. Motion provides far more ways to move just about anything - including text - and, best of all, we can save our Motion projects as templates that can be easily accessed inside Final Cut.
Even if you don't own Motion, you should watch this session - if only to see what's possible. All my live webinars are
and, this week, there are two presentations to choose from.
Click here to register
Turning from the creative to the terrifying, last week's
Digital Production Buzz
. With more of us moving our files online in some fashion, we spoke with several industry experts about how to keep our media safe. This is not a simple problem and there are no simple answers. In fact, there are three fundamental places we need to keep our data secure: during editing, where performance is paramount; as our files are moving from place to place, called "files in motion;" and with our files in storage, called "files in storage." Each of our five interviews took a different perspective on this problem and you'll find all of them enlightening.
to listen to the show.
By the way, if you have ideas for tutorials that you'd like me to write, please feel free to send me an
. I'm always interested in suggestions.
If you want a
to the NAB exhibit hall, please use this code:
Here's the link
for a FREE ticket.) The Buzz will be in the South Lower Hall, booth SL-10527.
Well, that's about it for this week. Time to brush up on Motion. Chat with you next week, In the meantime,